Suffering, and STILL Joyful

Written by Leland Ping on Mar 27, 2015

A major, reoccurring theme throughout the pages of God’s word is the notion that, even in spite of difficult days, God provides us with the means to remain joyful. In fact, he expects us to be people of joy in spite of difficult days. Let’s note that this is a “backward” way of viewing life when considered from a worldly perspective. As humans, we ...

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Faith that is Pleasing to God

Written by Leland Ping on Mar 23, 2015

Without faith in God, we can’t please Him, serve Him, or hope to live eternally with Him. This statement is something that a great many individuals would agree with, not only because scriptures like Hebrews 11:6 teach it, but because it makes perfect sense. After all, how in the world could one serve God but yet doesn’t believe in Him? Saying, “I b...

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Walking Worthy For Christ

Written by Leland Ping on Mar 14, 2015

On three different occasions, the apostle Paul told first century Christians that it was important for them to not simply walk as Christians, paying lip-service their cause, but to be certain that they walked in a “worthy” and acceptable way. Just as early Christians needed to know about the danger of walking in an unworthy way, so do we need to be...

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